Winter storm Goliath, with its record-shattering blizzard, dealt a harsh year-end blow last week to dairy farmers in the Southwest.
Dairy Carrie Mess gets the inside scoop on how family farms in the New Mexico-West Texas region fought back against the elements in an effort to save their cows. Cow comfort is a perennial challenge across the country, across the seasons, whether due to heat and drought in the summer, or snow and ice in the winter. The ethics of responsible animal care that is shared by farms of all types and sizes never takes a snow day.
We’re sending good thoughts to all of our FARM Program farms that have been affected and wishing them a speedy recovery in 2016.